Pfeiffer's Classic Inventories, Questionnaires, and Surveys for Training and Development. The Most Enduring, Effective, and Valuable Assessments for Developing Managers and Leaders

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Pfeiffer s Classic Inventories, Questionnaires, and Surveys for Training and Development gathers the very best leadership and management–related assessments, instruments, and surveys from the acclaimedPfeiffer Annuals. Written for consultants, training directors, and human resource professionals charged with leadership and management development each tool presented in the collection includes the background needed for understanding, presenting, and using that particular tool.  This important resource also includes interpretive information, scales, and scoring sheets as well as reliability and validity data.

Pfeiffer s Classic Inventories, Questionnaires, and Surveys for Training and Development is divided into three sections:

Beliefs and Values includes assessments that help managers examine and evaluate the underlying views and attitudes that shape their behavior and their approach to the leadership role. This section contains self–scoring questionnaires that will shed light on a manger s personal values and beliefs. 

Present Performance offers instruments that allow individuals to assess their own current performance, as well as instruments that reveal what that performance looks like to others. This section s assessments provide information useful in a variety of training and development applications.

Managing the Organization contains surveys and instruments that examine the climate factors that influence or dictate the behavior of every manager in the organization, regardless of what any particular training program may encourage them to do.

Trainers and human resources professionals will find that the assessments in this volume create a complete toolbox that can enrich, personalize, and deepen training, development, and intervention designs.

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How to Use This Resource


Section 1: Beliefs and Values

1. The Supervisory and Leadership Beliefs QuestionnaireT. Venkateswara Rao

2. Organizational Profile: Determining a MatchScott B. Parry

3. Motivational Analysis of Organizations Behavior (MAO–B)Udai Pareek

4. Managerial Work–Values ScaleT. Venkateswara Rao

5. Locus of Control InventoryUdai Pareek

6. Supervisory Behavior QuestionnaireHenry P. Sims, Jr.

7. Inventory of Barriers to Creative Thought and Innovative ActionLorna P. Martin

8. The Learning Model InstrumentKenneth L. Murrell

9. Time–Management Personality ProfileDebbie Seid and Kim Piker

10. The TEM SurveyGeorge J. Petrello

11. Aptitude for Becoming a Mentor SurveyH. B. Karp

12. Manager or Scientist: An Attribute InventoryElizabeth N. Treher and Augustus Walker

13. Supervisory Attitudes: The X–Y ScaleEditors

Section 2: Present Performance

14. Leading Workplace Collaboration: A Literature–Based Model and Self–Assessment InventoryDoug Leigh

15. The Leadership Dimensions SurveyGerald V. Miller

16. Role Efficacy ScaleUdai Pareek

17. The Communication Climate InventoryJames I. Costigan and Martha A. Schmeidler

18. Cross–Cultural Interactive Preference ProfileMorris Graham and Dwight Miller

19. The High–Performance Factors Inventory: Assessing Work–Group Management and PracticesRobert P. Crosby

20. Organization Behavior Describer Survey (OBDS)Roger Harrison and Barry Oshry

21. Cornerstones: A Measure of Trust in Work RelationshipsAmy M. Birtel, Valerie C. Nellen, and Susan B. Wilkes

22. Supervisor Selection: The Supervisory Assessment InstrumentPhilip Benham

23. Simulations: Pre– and Post–Evaluations of PerformanceIra J. Morrow

24. Organizational Role StressUdai Pareek

Section 3: Managing the Organization

25. Problem–Analysis QuestionnaireBarry Oshry and Roger Harrison

26. The Organizational Health SurveyWill Phillips

27. The Organizational Climate Questionnaire (OCQ)Adrian Furnham and Leonard D. Goodstein

28. Strategic Leadership Styles InstrumentGaylord Reagan

29. Conflict Management Climate IndexBob Crosby and John J. Scherer

30. Why Don t They Do What I Want? Understanding Employee MotivationJanet Winchester–Silbaugh

31. Motivational Analysis of Organizations Climate (MAO–C)Udai Pareek

32. The Organizational Readiness Inventory (ORI): Diagnosing Your Organization s Ability to Adapt to the FutureJames L. Moseley and Douglas J. Swiatkowski

33. The Organizational I–Boundary Inventory: A Model for Decision MakingH. B. Karp

34. Innovation Capability AuditDave Francis

35. Organizational Norms OpinionnaireMark Alexander

36. Mentoring Skills AssessmentMichael Lee Smith

37. Organizational Type InventoryManfred F. R. Kets de Vries, Danny Miller, and Gaylord Reagan

About the Editor

Pfeiffer Publications Guide

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Jack Gordon served for fifteen years as chief editor of Training Magazine, North America′s leading monthly covering workplace training and development. His articles and columns on training subjects have appeared in publications including The Wall Street Journal, San Diego Chronicle, and Minneapolis Star Tribune.

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